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PHOTOS: Girl attacked by raccoon to get new ear

ROYAL OAK (AP) — A surgeon at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak plans to perform a procedure Tuesday that will begin the process of creating a new ear for a west Michigan girl whose face was mauled by a pet raccoon when she was a baby. This is just the latest surgery for 11-year-old Charlotte [...]


Photos: Lunar eclipse visible early Tuesday morning

A total lunar eclipse and “blood moon” was visible across much of the United States early Tuesday morning. Cloud cover and rain obscured the sight in southern Pennsylvania.


PHOTOS: 2014 RoboCup German Open

RoboCup German Open 2014 in Magdeburg, Germany, Thursday, April 3, 2014, robot competitions in soccer, rescue and service robots.


PHOTOS: Brazil’s Comandante Ferraz Antarctic Station

Brazil’s Comandante Ferraz Antarctic Station (EACF), established in 1984, is the country’s only permanent site in Antarctica.


Photos: CeBIT 2014 Computer Expo

CeBIT 2014 at the convention center in Hanover, Germany, 08 March 2014. The world’s largest computer expo runs from 10 to 14 March 2014.


Photos: 2014 Geneva International Motor Show

Photos from the 84th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland.


PHOTOS: Facebook buys mobile messaging service WhatsApp for $19 Billion

Facebook announced it is buying the fast-growing mobile messaging service WhatsApp for 19 billion US dollars, a savvy move analysts say.


PHOTOS: The Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, Spain

Photos from the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain with conferences, networking opportunities, and over 1,700 exhibitors.


Photos: Ivanpah solar plant formally opens

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, sprawling across roughly 5 square miles of federal land near the California-Nevada border, opened formally Thursday after years of regulatory and legal tangles. The huge plant uses nearly 350,000 mirrors—each roughly the size of a garage door—to gather the sun’s energy to make electricity. The $2.2 billion complex can [...]


Photos: Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart on reentry eleven years ago

Ten years ago on February 1, 2003 the space shuttle Columbia broke up upon reentry.


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